Carrie Harris, LMHC earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Siena College and her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University at Albany. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of New York.
Prior to joining the practice at ECS Psychological Services, Carrie worked with the Child Guidance Center in Schenectady, NY. Carrie enjoys working with individuals of all ages and is experienced in treating a variety of difficulties, including: anxiety, depression, childhood behavioral problems, autism, recent family adjustments, parenting skills, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In the process of treatment, Carrie uses a variety of approaches to meet her clients’ needs such as: cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, play therapy.
Star Behavioral Health Providers is a registry that helps to connect military members and their families with mental health professionals who have received specialized training in assessing, understanding, and treating the specific needs of the military culture and population.
Carrie’s current designation as a registered Star Behavioral Health Provider means she has knowledge and training related to the demands of the military culture, deployments, and duties. Additionally, Carrie is trained to recognize and treat the common challenges and mental health concerns associated with the military to include: depression, sleep disturbances, substance abuse, Traumatic Brain Injury, suicidal ideation, and issues facing spouses and families of military members.